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How do you stop exercise from being boring

First off find an activity you enjoy doing.

Decide what your objective is and why you want to achieve it.

This is fundamental to setting any goal if you set your mind on something you want bad enough you will be determined to see it through. 325 more words

Health And Wellbeing

This Old Man ~ a triple Haiku

This old man has seen
Through it all: both love and loss
Not to disrespect.

This old man has lived
By the work of his own hands…

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LivingArts is a new project which re-imagines care homes as arts centres, through a eight-week residence in Aspen Court Care Home working with musicians. Julian West, leader of the project tells us more about this new venture… 430 more words

Learning & Participation

Minding nonprofits' mailings

Dear Handful of Respected Nonprofits:

Last fall, I contacted each of you and politely asked that you take my 90-year-old mother off your mailing lists. She was quite generous to you in 2015, and I can understand why you or your fundraising software algorithms would thank her profusely and ask for more. 374 more words


Not Always What They Seem

The other day an elderly couple was out in the cold, standing near the curb near the exit of a supermarket with bags in their hands. 510 more words


An incredible itch, a rubber glove, and a very large penis

Now that I’ve grabbed your attention I can reveal that the following are real instances of encounters with patients by emergency staff.

A very smart looking lady, who was 106, presented with an incredibly itchy back. 246 more words


Writing and working and caring for the elderly

Half way through a Skype meeting for work (two Fridays ago) I heard my mother-in-law yelling out for me. I dropped everything and ran next door to find my father-in-law lying on the kitchen floor. 353 more words